[kwlug-disc] netbooks without windows

Insurance Squared Inc. gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Wed Jun 23 15:05:34 EDT 2010


lol.  I don't think you can actually can you?  Is that allowed?

I can however sell you a mandriva license if you need.  I'll include a 
DVD copy and a backup DVD copy for your archives.  $50, though I can 
discount in larger volumes.



On 23/06/10 03:01 PM, Dave Cramer wrote:
> I'm sure you could sell the key
>
> Dave
>
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 2:56 PM, Insurance Squared Inc.
> <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>  wrote:
>    
>> Just a thought.  While all my net/notebooks run linux, I don't mind buying
>> one with XP installed.  I buy it then wipe it :).  My attitude is that when
>> I go to sell it, whoever buys it is probably going to want windows.  So I
>> get my money back then.
>>
>>
>> On 23/06/10 02:39 PM, Johnny F wrote:
>>      
>>> note: I sent this a number of times without it showing up on the list,
>>> I apologize if this is a duplicate.
>>>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Wondering if anyone could make a recommendation on the best place to get
>>> a notebook without windows in Canada. I need the netbook primarily for
>>> my electronics bench (writing code, flashing microcontrollers), and
>>> secondarily as a lightweight laptop for browsing the internet when I
>>> leave home and don't want to carry a 10 pound laptop around (which is
>>> also huge and power hungry).
>>>
>>> Places I've looked:
>>>
>>>   - Dell:
>>>         seems they only offer the ubuntu option in the states.
>>>         Haven't had much luck getting Dell Canada to offer me a
>>>         non-windows netbook.
>>>
>>>   - System76:
>>>         based in the states. They have nice a nice ubuntu netbook
>>>         but the high international shipping costs make it somewhat
>>>         cost-prohibitive. (over $100 for a $360 netbook)
>>>
>>> Ideally this netbook would be in the $300-500 range. Any help or
>>> experiences you can offer would be greatly appreciated. If it was also
>>> available in Canada that would be ideal.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Johnny
>>>
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